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Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

  • National Course Code: HLT37015
  • TAFE NSW code: HLT37015-01V01-20OTE-003

Location – TAFE Digital (Traineeship)

Study Type

Online

Course Start Date

01 Jan 2020

Study Commitment

27 Hours per week

Duration

52 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in instrument sterilising roles in a sterilising service or reprocessing area.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

To successfully complete this course, you will need: Learners must have access to computer, printer, software programs and reliable internet access

Trainees Only

Before you can start a traineeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW. The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an Online course. You will need to complete approximately 18 hours of online study, over a week, for your enrolment duration of 52 weeks. You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

As well as the online component, there is a requirement to do half an hour of face to face or other study per week.

You can also expect to complete approximately 9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including independant study, research, practise and assignments.

You are required to attend a 5 day practical training and assessment session if you are unable to complete your practical assessment in your workplace. The delivery of this course is online. You will need to undertake approximately 20 hours of online study per week, for your enrolment duration of 52 weeks. You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete sooner. You can also expect to undertake approximately 4 hours of additonal study each week including independant study, research, practise and assignments.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who: This course is for people who want to start a career, or change career paths . You are expected to have good digital and time management skills. This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in instrument sterilising roles in a sterilising service or reprocessing area.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 601.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Before you can start a traineeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW.
The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTSTE001 Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
HLTSTE002 Inspect and pack reusable medical devices
HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads
HLTSTE004 Manage sterile stock
HLTSTE005 Care for reusable medical devices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM311 Maintain business resources
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
HLTSTE006 Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

TAFE DIGITAL
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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